Sonde, Susan

Susan Sonde’s second collection of poems, In the Long Boats With Others (New Rivers, 1989), won the Capricorn Book Award from the West Side YMCA in New York. Her work was nominated for two Pushcart Prizes in short fiction and the Gordon Barber Memorial Prize from the Poetry Society of America, and was a PEN finalist in short fiction and a finalist in The National Poetry Series. She has received Maryland State Arts Council Awards and scholarships to attend the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts. [bio updated 2011]